Country dating show
The decree banning TV dating shows is just one example of the kind of edicts that have been ordered.
The country’s Official Gazette published the decrees late Saturday evening.
What’s the most surprising thing you’ve learned about Snoop Dogg as a person from working with him? I make up all the cocktails and I feed them to Snoop, who’s not really a drinker, so he gets totally drunk off of them. Do you care about whether or not the person is a good cook or keeps a clean house? It’s more like, how much time do I want to spend with that particular person? He had to go somewhere afterward, and I had to go somewhere after. Another one is to build the best fire and use the best grill you can afford. At my friend's house growing up they had white bread, which was so delicious, and we’d slather that with "sandwich spread"—mayonnaise with relish in it. There was also an Irish family that lived across the street, and I remember the baked potatoes that sat on top of the gas stove with a thick, insulated bottom.
He has an intense sense of loyalty to the people he works with, to his friends—he has an amazing number of friends. I make the best bourbon sour, the best margaritas, really good saketinis, and kir royales, but Caipirinhas are my favorite drink. It wasn’t a first date, but it was like a second or third date. My guilty pleasure is not at all interesting: It's a spoon of really good organic peanut butter, or a slice of American cheese from my housekeeper’s drawer. We weren't allowed to have soda in my house, but my friend Peggy's father worked for Coca-Cola, so we would sneak over to her house and have a glass full of ice with Coca-Cola and a big, big swirl of Reddi-wip on top.
From farmers to rural vets, the singletons, isolated from the urban dating pool, are ready to not only see if they can meet their match but also to introduce a potential partner to the true realities of life in the countryside.
With many city dwellers longing to escape the rat race, and an unprecedented number migrating from town to country every year in the hope of a different way of life, it is an achievable dream.